Generally, spoiler information provided by the television network, which airs the soap, or websites affiliated with popular soap opera publications offer the most accurate news on future episodes.
If you miss an episode of CBS's long running daytime drama or you simply can't wait to find out what's going to happen next in Genoa City, Toni's Spoiler Site is a resource you can't live without.
For example, in May 2009, one of the most popular message board topics on Toni's Spoiler site was the shocking departure of Chris Engen, who played Victor "Adam" Wilson (né Victor Adam Newman, Jr).
Spoilers involving the Gilmore Girls remain popular due in large part to the show's enormous popularity with its fans including Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello, a former television commentator and spoiler aficionado for TV Guide.
By vetting the spoiler website for information accuracy, regular updates and coverage - coverage is important because General Hospital fans want sites that cover their soap and a site that focuses primarily on CBS soaps will not do that.
All these Young and the Restless comings and goings were reported by the fan sites, soap opera news sites and spoiler message boards because the comings and goings of actors and actresses suggests changes in the storyline.
Sometimes the insiders get it right, such as the spoiler that was posted three months before the 2007 November Sweeps that alluded to the fact that actress Natalia Livingston would be leaving the show.
BB Dish: This blog about Big Brother covers live feeds, and so has a spoiler alert posted letting readers know that information posted on the blog might reveal details not yet broadcast on television.
Spoiler etiquette on most Internet sites and message boards requires a SPOILER! warning be posted in the header or at least several spaces between the beginning of the message and the actual spoiler.
A darker passage does not occur in the annals of the English Reformation than this murder of an able and high-spirited man, whose worst offence was that he defended as best he could from the hand of the spoiler the property in his charge.